Occupational Therapist

Job posted: 05/03/2024
Applications close: 31/07/2024 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: VG/OT1781151

Reference: VG/OT1781151

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Take the next step with BRHS!

  • Supported Professional Development opportunities
  • Diverse range of presentations – expand your clinical skills
  • Amazing lifestyle on The Gippsland Lakes

We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our growing public health service and further develop your skills within a supportive environment. This role is open to a range of candidates, if you are a 4th year student graduating in 2024 or are at a Grade 1 or Grade 2 level professional with interest or experience in inpatient or outpatient, come and join the team!

The Contract: Ongoing Full time, 80.0 hours per fortnight with monthly Accrued Day Off (ADO)  

The Position:

This role will deliver Occupational therapy for clients that promotes, maintains and assists recovery and independence in all aspects of daily living, at home, work, and in the community. This role will have a primary focus on services to either inpatient or outpatient consumers of Bairnsdale Regional Health Service.

Why should you Apply?

  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including meals and entertainment and novated leasing
  • Enjoy great team comradeship as part of a professional team of 13 Occupational Therapists and more than 40 Allied Health Team members.
  • Enjoy providing continuity of care and greater community connection in our smaller hospital
  • Up to $1,000 relocation assistance.
  • For those relocating, initial accommodation support for 6 weeks may be provided pending availability.
  • Up to $1,000 CPD allowance for the first 12 months.

What you need:

  • A tertiary degree in Occupational Therapy with current AHPRA registration
  • Experience or a genuine interest to work in one or more of the areas of acute inpatients and inpatient rehabilitation/GEM or community/outpatient rehabilitation.
  • Ability to provide patient centred care and goal focused interventions in Occupational Therapy.
  • Ability to participate as an effective and collaborative member of a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of patient care, contributing to care coordination and discharge planning.

 Please view the full key selection criteria as listed in the position description.

About BRHS & The Team:

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service is East Gippsland's largest employer and healthcare provider.  Located in a stunning regional area, you will relish an amazing lifestyle and enjoy a rewarding work environment providing challenge, variety and a range of opportunities to progress your career.  

Our Occupational Therapy team comprises a Team Leader, Grade One and Two Therapists and is supported by a team of Allied Health Assistants.  We have a close-knit team who offer a supportive, social and fun environment, which will provide you with a great transition to BRHS.


For more information contact: Lorelle Moors, Acting Occupational Therapy Team Leader on 03 5150 3388.

Applications close: Wednesday 31st July 2024

Applications are to be submitted by selecting “Apply Now” below and are to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (including two recent referees)
  • Response to the full key selection criteria (as listed in the attached position description)

In accordance with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement.

Occupational Therapist

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

As per advertisement


Lorelle Moors | 03 5150 3388

Occupational Therapist